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Placed with careful hand 1nc Ii lb And Y our sales A trifle low ?
' Slakes a mighty difference o C t4 Ufl IC Do you care to swell their size ? sIn
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' In this pleasant land. 7 , THR TRIDUNti and Advertise.
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FOURTEENTH YEAR , McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , DECEMBER t3 , 1883. NUMBER 36.-
What All Boys Should Know.
' . . Don't be satisfied with your boy's edu
cation or allow hint to handle a Latin or
Greek book until you are sure that he
Write a good legible hand.
+ Spell all the words be knows how to
Speak and write good English.
Write a good social letter.
j Add a column of figures rapidly.
Make out an ordinary account.
Deduct 1632 per cent from the face of
Receipt it when paid.
Write an ordinary receipt.
Write an advertisement for the local
Write an ordinary promissory note.
Reckon the interest or discount on it
for days , months , or years.
Draw an ordinary bank check.
Take it to the proper place in a bank
to get the cash.
: Make neat and correct entries in daybook -
book and ledger. ,
' - 4Tell the number of yards of carpet
required for your parlor.
Measure a pile of lumber in your shed.
Tell the number of bushels of wheat
in your , largest bin , and the value at cur-
5 rent rates.
I Tell something about the great authors
and statesmen of the present day.
" If he can do all this , and more , it is
likely he leas sufficient education to
make his own way in the world. If you
' have more time and money to spend
upon him , all well and good-give him
higher English , give him literature , give
him mathematics , give him science , and
[ if he is very anxious about it give him
Latin and Greek , or whatever the course
. ' , he intends pursuing in life commands-
Destroyed by Fire.
Last Saturday- afternoon , the frame
dwelling of H. B. Wales of Coleman precinct -
cinct was entirely consumed by fire ,
- T together with much of the contents of
the house. All of the family were
absent at the time of the fire , but two
r girls. The fire originated front sparks
1 from the flue. The loss will be between
46oo and $800 , upon which there was no
insurance , and the burden falls very
heavily upon Mr. Wales , who has the
deep sympathy of that entire section of
- . An effort is being made to tender Mr.
\Vales material assistance in the way of
securing another home.
Jurors for December Term.
Alliance , Pat Callan ; Bondville , John
Miller , Chas. Benjamin , Jacob Korb ;
Beaver C. Adams Gardner Pratt ; Box
Elder , P. Cashen ; Coleman , Henry
Smith , Mat Droll ; Danbury , J. C. Laf-
ferty , Jas. Lister ; Driftwood , W.SFitch ,
M , Walsh ; East Valley , Ora Clark ,
Arthur Miller ; Fritsch , James Bergin ;
Gerver , Josh Gerver ; Lebanon , G. W.
Jones , Hlram Poole ; Missouri Ridge ,
High Jones ; North Valley , J. W. Daniels ,
Geo. Culver ; Tyrone , Frank Nichols , G.
W ; Kimpton.
: : No Jury for December Term.
In the district court of Red Willow
county , state of Nebraska. State of Nebraska -
braska , ss. Furnlis county. I , D. T.
Welty , district judge of the Fourteenth
judicial district of Nebraska , in and
for Red Willow county , do hereby cancel
- and annul the jury for the regular jury
term December 23d1895 ; , in and for said
county. D. T. Welty , Judge of the district -
trict court. Dated , Dec. 7th , 1895.
AtStockville and Curtis.
, " The rumors concerning the existence
of smallpox in Stockville and Curtis
:1 S are quite disquieting. A few cases are
r uoty reported in these two towns in our
neighboring county of Frontier , and due
action with respect to these places may
not be out of the way.
. . Funny Finicky Finity.
w H. ir. Finit of McCook , made us a
pleasant call yesterday. He reports the
McCook camp A. P. A. in a prosperous
condition , notwithstanding the scurrilous -
ous articles in the i\lcCooK TRIBUNE
concernin its members and mission.-
Mid-Winter Holiday Rates.
December 24th , 25th and 31st , 1595 ,
' ; and Janttary ist , iS96 , we will sell roundtrip -
- trip tickets to points within 200 miles of
- McCook for one fare and a third , with
a return limit to January 2d , 1896
C. E. MAGNER , Agent.
in the assembly room , east building ,
. Prof J. F. Hosic lectures tonight on
Longfellow. This is the first lecture o f
the high school course , and will be o f
interest to all lovers of literature.
We Burn Wood
When we can get it. If your subscription -
tion is delinquent and you have the wood
bring us in a load or two.
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L MORSE of Beukelman is a city
visitor , today.
MRS. A. S. CAMPBELL was a Capital
City visitor , Monday.
MRS. J. S MCBRAYBR has been quite
ill the past week or so.
MRS. A. W. UTTER is enjoying a visit
from her daughter , Mrs. Colson of San
MISSES MOORS , the dressmakers , departed -
parted for their home at Broken Bow ,
close of last week.
MRS. NORA COLE , late of Santa Ana ,
Cal. , formerly of our city , is now living
in Sioux City , Iowa.
MR. AND MRS. LARRY MCENTEE
were up from Indianola over Sunday ,
guests of McCook friends.
E. E. WELLER was up from Syracuse.
closing days of last week , the guest of
his partner , C L. DeGroff.
A. G. PAUL , wlnohasbeen visiting Mc-
Cool : friends for the past three weeks ,
left for Denver , Monday evening.
MR. AND MRS. J. E. ALLEN on Monday -
day morning departed for St. Joseph , to
remain over Christmas before moving to
Denver to live.
J , T. BULLARD came dorm from Palisade -
isade , Saturday evening , to take No. 4
for Omaha and Lincoln. He returned
first of this week.
MRS. C. S. ALLEN arrived from Lincoln -
coln last Sunday night , and was tle
guest of her sister , Mrs , J. E , Robinson ,
She will leave for Lincoln tonight.
MISS MAUDE CoRDEAL has resigned
her school in district 72 , and will shortly
resume her musical studies in Denver.
The school will be closed until after the
C. L. BUSH , late of the Commercial
house , departed on Saturday morning ,
for New Mexico , where he has gold ming
ing interests to which he will devote his
attention and energy for the present.
The city council was in regular session ,
County Clerk-elect Green has already
moved his family to Indianola.
A number of schools in the county
have been closed on account of the diph-
St. Louis gets the next National Republican -
publican Convention-and June 16th is
Reliable G o o d s at Reasonable
prices. Fine assortment at Leach's jewelry -
When our advertisers quit , this week ,
there was n't much space let forthe news
editor to use.
Walter Devoe and Eva Stevens , both
of Lebanon , were licensed to commit
matrimony , this week.
The new minister will conduct services
on Christmas day , in the School creek
church , at three o'clock.
There will be no jury at the December
term of the district court which convenes -
venes at Indianola on the 23d.
You can buy the most valuable present
at Ganschow's for your husbands , wives
and children , very cheap.
Albert M , Cantrall' and Edith M ,
Arnold , both of Danbury , were married
by County Judge Beck , last Friday.
The Engraving that Leach , the
Jeweler , has executed free , on articles
bought of him , is seldom equalled in
Mr. A. B. Smith of the Danbury
News and Miss Anna Dowler of that
place have been licensed to wed , this
week. We anticipate-here are our
, People who fall out with a paper because -
cause it differs from them on some public -
lic question instead of turning itself into
a penny whistle and tooting their little
song through the community , are built
on a very small pattern. The paper that
merely echoes this or that man's opinions
is not worthy of support , ' To be a benefit -
fit a paper must contend for the greatest
good to the greatest number , even if 11 ,
so doingit crosses the opinions of friends
However , the people who generally kic k
most vigorously against a newspaper ar e
those who seldom patronize it , and the'
good , or ill , opinion "cuts no ice" with
There are a number of cases of erysipelas -
elas in the city now.
Master Harold Sutton is carrying his
head piece in a sling.
Chicken pox is raging , mildly , but
numerously , in our midst.
Note the new advertisement of the
Famous Clothing Co. , this week.
An increase of pension has been grant
ed Truman Wood of Bartley.
The cows are in the corn , and we may
have to tell you more about it , yet.
The water system was flushed , last
Friday , and the fire plugs tested for the
An Eloquent Display of Articles
suitable for holiday gifts at Leach's jewelry -
elry store ,
A "dear little daughter" was born to
Mr , and Mrs. Fred Carruth , Thursday
morning of this week.
The McCook Mercantile Co , makes a
startling announcement , this week.
Read it on our last page.
Free Engraving. Goods Bought of
Leach , the jeweler , engraved in the most
artistic manner , free of charge.
The Cashi Bargain Store has something
very interesting to say , this issue. But
of course you can't help seeing it.
Sunday school attendance may be expected -
pected to increase during the next two
or three weeks. Xmas is coming.
Joseph Schnitz of Driftwood precinct
is confined to a bed of pain with an
attack ofinflammatbry rheumatism.
The masquerade ball on the 1,7th will
be the event of the season. The mu'ic ' ;
for the occasion will simply be superb.
Secure a ticket now.
Remember that Sutton has the most
extensive and elegant stock of Sterling
Silverware to be seen in the Republican
valley. Call and see'and get his prices.
The case of smallpox at Curtis is
thought to have originated from some
aid clothes , the party having it being
actively engaged in the aid business.
Nobody attempts to equal Sutton in
the display of Diamonds. It can't be
done in this part of Nebraska. A - Diamond -
mend Ring would make a superb Xmas
Sutton perhaps cannot tell you who
will be the next president of the United
States , but he can tell you what will
makeher an acceptable present. Call
early while his assortment is full.
Truman C. Beardsley , optician , of
Omaha will be in McCook from Dec , 20
to 24 , at C. A. Leach's Jewelery store ,
Defective vision corrected by the use of
glasses a specialty. Tests and consulta
tion free ; , satisfaction .
EN. Benjamin and Floyd Robersen
of the South Side are regarded as brag
corn huskers ; they having husked 32
acres on last Friday. But they do seem
to be loth to tell tiow many bushels of
corn they husked from that acreage.
You might as well get something substantial -
stantial and pretty while you are buying
Christmaspresents. At Sutton's jewelry
store you will have no difficulty in satisfying -
fying your taste as well as your pocket
book. He has many charming novelties
for the holiday season , especially
Last Tuesday afternoon , while Mrs. S.
P. Hart was in town on a social errand ,
the horse she was driving in some unaccountable -
accountable manner got down in the
thills , and in floundering around to extricate -
tricate itself , the brute ruined the thills
of her handsome phaeton and badly
damaged the harness.
105 Marshall Street.
Fine Box Paper at McMillen's.
Go to McMillen for Lamp supplies.
McMillens Poultry Powder guaranteed.
12 for i at the B. & M. meat market.
A nice pair of shoes fora Xmas present
wouldn't be bad. See Gauschow.
Dennison's Crepe Tissue 25c. a roll.
American Crepe Tissue loc. a roll , at
Some handsome new box writing paper -
per just received at our stationery de-
partment. Prices very reasonable.
International Stock Food makes. poor
stock fat. 3 feeds r cent. Sold by
LW. . MCCONNELL & Co.
Fifteen ( i6) ) cents will buy a box of
nice writing paper at this office , con-
L 24 sheets of paper and 24 envelopes -
ScJut $ ' Tf r
EPISCOPAL-Services both morning
and evening. Sunday school at ten.
R. L. KNOX , Pastor.
BAPTIST-Services m McConnell's
hall. Bible School at Io a. m. Preaching -
ing at II a. m. and 8 p. m. B. Y. P , U.
at 7 p , m. , Mrs , F. D. Burgess , leader ,
A cordial invitation is extended all to
attend these services. G. P. FUSON ,
CoNGREGATIoNAL-Morning theme ,
"Obedience the price of life. " Evening
subject , "Behold , " Sunday school at
Ioo'clock. Endeavorsociety at7 o'clock ,
leader , Miss Ona Simons , topic : "What
is true friendship ? " A kindly invitation
and welcome to all of these services.
Come. HART L. PRESTON , Pastor.
METHODIST-There will be revival
meetings at the M. E , church Sunday.
Preaching at ii o'clock. Pentecostal
bible study at 2:30 : Epworth League at
7 , Miss Lora LeHew , leader. Preaching
at 8 , Rev. H. L. Powers , the evangelist ,
will preach morning and evening. A
cordial welcome is extended to all.
Please come and bring your bibles with
you. Preaching every evening through
the week. J A. BADCON , Pastor.
Pentecostal services at the M. E.
Remember the revival services now in
progress at the M. B. church , Success
is attending these meetings.
The various choirs of the city are already -
ready busily engaged in preparing special
music for Christmas time.
The ladies of the Baptist society will
give a Zone social Tuesday evening ,
December 17th , in the Meeker building ,
Supper will be served from six till twelve
o'clock. Refreshments of meats , salads ,
cakes , etc. , with coffee or tea , will be
served in the temperate zone , oysters in
the frigid zone , and ice cream , etc.in the
torrid zone ,
THE SCHOOLS. '
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There will be a vacation of two weeks
during the holiday season.
Maggie Cullen's "Story of Pansy , "
Wednesday evening , was a gem.
The newly organized Wednesday evening -
ing club promises to be a great success.
Roy Dutton of the South Side entered
the public schools on Monday morning
of this week. '
Tonight's Friday evening class begins
a series of lectures and performances by
prominent Nebraska people. Professor
Hosic of Arapahoe will lecture , tonight ,
and a fee of ten cents will be charged to
outsiders. This is done in order to raise
some money with which to purchase
some books for the library , and also
new lantern slides. Prof. Hosic is a man
of marked ability , and a rare treat is
promised those who come.
To California in a Tourist Sleeper.
The Burlington Route personally conducted -
ducted once-a-week excursions to Colorado -
rado , Utah and California are just the
things for people of moderate means.
Cheap , respectable , comfortable , expe-
ditious. They leave Omaha every Thursday -
day and go through , without change , to
San Francisco and Los Angeles. The
tourist sleepers in which excursionists
travel are carpeted , upholstered in ratan
and have spring seats , spring backs ,
mattresses , blankets ; curtains , pillows ,
etc. Only $5 for a double berth , wide
enough and bigenough fortwo. Theroute
lies through Denver , Colorado Springs ,
the wonderful canyons and peaks of the
Rockies , Salt Lake and Sacramento.
For rates and also for illustrated folder
giving full information , call on the nearest -
est agent of the Burlington Route or
write to J. Francis , G. P. & T. A. ,
Omaha , Neb.
Dwelling for Rent.
A well located , new five-room dwelling -
ing to rent , reasonable. Call on
P. A. WELLS.
To Exchange .
Denver lots , clear , for Red Willow
county farm. Address X D , care
Albert McMillen is in the holiday
trade. See his announcement.
We ask the indulgence of our readers
until after the holidays-when space will
be more plentiful.
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Farm for Sale.
A well improved farm for sale. Fo r
particulars address ,
4ts. MRS. R.J. SMITH.
Centerville , Colorado ,
Lost , Strayed or Stolen.
The well. known dog , "Pansy , " for.
merly owned by A. G. Bump , Suitable
reward will be paid for her recovery.
L C. Wor.ri.
Of Course You Are.
You are lying awake nights trying to
decide what you will give your wife , sister -
ter , or sweetheart for Xmas. Don't lose
any more sleep , but visit Sutton's jewelry -
ry and music store. ' He can solve the
problem for you easily.
12 Pounds for S i .00.
To reduce their large stock , the
B , & II1. meat market is selling 12 pounds
of good lard for $ r.oo Anybody can
afford good lard at this low price. Remember -
member the place-The B. & M. meat
market , Flitcraft and Kroening.
Notice to Advertisers.
In order to secure satisfactory results
mechanically , and prompt insertion , all
changes of advertisements , or new advertisements -
vertisements , should be filed not later
than Thursday morning , The paper
goes to press on Friday morning ,
TIIE PUBLrSHBR ,
All for One Dollar.
Wishing to reduce their large supply
of lard , the B. & M. meat market is selling -
ing 12 pounds of fine lard for one dol-
lar. This is an unusual opportunity to
secure a bargain in lard at a remarkably
1'LITCRAFT & KROENING.
Not Half Told.
The half has never been told of the attractiveness -
tractiveness and elegance of Sutton's
stock of jewelry and silverware. It can't
be done in cold type. You must see the
goods. He will do the rest. In watches ,
jewelry of all kinds , silverware , etc. , his
stock has no equal in southwestern Ne-
Diseases of the Ear , Eye. Nose and
Dr. S. E. Cook of Lincoln
Will be in McCook on January 9th ,
Loth and 11th , and will office with Dr.
W. V. Gage. All defects of the Eye , Ear ,
Nose , and Throat treated. Glasses furnished -
nished and fitted. This will be an excellent -
cellent opportunity to consult a good
oculist at home.
A Sure Thing.
McCook , Nebraska , December it , t895.
DEAR EDITOR : In last issue of THE
TRIBUNE , you tell the ladies how to
keep their plants from freezing , by using
water , which is all right if the water
does not freeze. To make a SURE thing
of it , tell them to buy some Pennsylvania -
vania hard coal of Bullard , and keep a
fire all night , and then not be compelled
to lie awake all night.
Land ! Land ! Land !
I have the largest list of lands on my
books of any agency in southwestern
Nebraska , and all of these lands can be
bought right and atprices that will make
the purchaser money. But in addition
to my regular list I have a few tracts
upon which I took options , last spring ,
and for the next 6o days I can sell these
lands at dry weather prices. There are
some very fine alfalfa lands among them.
C. F. BABCOCE.
Office on Main st. , opposite hotel.
NICKELS AND DIMES.
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105 Marshall Street.
105 Marshall Street.
School supplies at McMiflen's.
McMillen has a full line of Lamps.
Christmas Trees for sale at McMilien's.
Lamp Shade Frames at McConneil's.
Consult Holmes Bros. , the carpenters ,
Lamp Shade Frames at McConnell's.
12 for i at Flitcraft & Kroening'smar-
Stolen Sweets Perfume for Christmas
McMillen has a very fine assortment of
Good writing paper ten cents a quire
at this office.
Dennison's Crepe Tissue 25c. a roil.
American crepe Tissue 20c. a roll , at
If you can't think what to buy for a
Xmas present , look at those nice slippers
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J. H. Burns' little daughter ,
Helen , is very ill.
Engines 244 and 163 went to Havelock ,
Monday , to be overhauled.
Mrs. B. H Douglass left on No. 4 , .
Tuesday night , for Chicago.
C.\V.Blanding is in Goodland , Kansas , :
this week on a prospecting tour ,
Walter Stokes returned last week front
his visit to his old home in Illinois.
Engineer Monks is laying off , and
Engineer Lewis is running the 158.
Brakeman Washburn is braking for
Cromwell , on the Republican branch.
Carl Berry resumed work in the shops
upon his return home , two weeks since.
Engine 317 is in the house for repairs f'
and Engineer Sanborn has charge of the
Brakeman Cox of the Oberlin run , reported - ,
ported at headquarters for work Wednes-
Engine 237 from Denver is again in
the house to have sonic journals re-
Mr , and Mrs. F. I' . Brainard left , this
week , for Paten , Iowa , to be gone about
Engineer Jack Moore went up to Denver -
ver , Wednesday , to give testimony in a
law case there.
Brakeman B. C. MonP'leasure has
been transferred from Republican branch
to the main line.
It is reported around here that Mr.
Josselyn has been appointed train master
oil the Orleans branch.
Mesdames W. C. LaTourette and '
Jacob Burnett returned front their Denver -
ver visit. Monday night.
Mrs. S. L. Moench returned home ,
Tuesday night , from her two weeks visit
to the family at Orleans.
Fireman Brown has returned to his -
place on engineRrz and Geo. Starks is
firing on the 221 for Moore.
A large number of engineers and firemen -
men are going to Denver on a pleasure
trip , about December 15th.
Dispatcher W. B. Mills was called east.
Wednesday morning , by the announcement -
ment of the serious illness of his sister ,
Chas. McCarl left Thursday morning ,
for a visit in Indiana. The boys have
it that Charles has gone east fortune
Mrs. J. D. McAlpiue was down from
Denver , fore part of the week , visiting
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
The electrician was here from Chicago ,
this week , looking over the condition of
the telegraph service on the Western
On last Saturday afternoon , the residence -
dence of Mr. H. B. Wales of Coleman
precinct was entirely destroyed by fire.
It was set on fire by sparks falling on
the roof. It was a frame building , 16 x
24 , one and a half story , and was erected
in the spring of 1893 The family were
all absent but two girls , when it took '
fire , and very little was saved. There
was no insurance and the loss is very
heavy , coming right on the heels of two '
crop failures , and a very light crop this
year. Monday morning the neighbors
raised over $6o for present relief , and
they expect to have the family to a home
of of their own again , in a very short
Via the Burlington Route , December
24 , 25 , 31 and January r , between stations -
tions not more than 200 miles apart.
Return limit , January 2 , i896. Take
advantage of this low rate opportunity
and spend Christmas with the old folks.
They are counting on you. The Christmas -
mas turkey and the Christmas pudding
are all ready. Eat them where they
should be eaten-at home with yourown
people-among your own friends.
Tickets and full information at the B. &
M , depot.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
Notice is hereby given that the partnership -
nership existing between Erb & Bush
has this day been dissolved by mutual
consent. The business of the hotel will
be continued by T. A. Erb , who will pay
all debts and collect all outstanding accounts -
counts of the firm.
McCook , Neb. , Dec.6,1895.
C. L. BUSH.
T. A , ERB. -
Stove for Sale.
One No. 4 Round Oak-nearly new.
BULLARD & Co.
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